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Dr Mark Madison Lively

Dr Mark Madison Lively

Death 18 Nov 1927 (aged 73)
Burial Statesboro, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 67516553 · View Source
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Bulloch Times
Issue of Thursday, November 24, 1927

Died - Dr. M. M. Lively, 75, Fri. He is survived by four children: Mrs. Walter Hendrix, of Savannah, Miss Mattie Lively and George P. Lively, of Statesboro, and Mark O. Lively of Sardis. Burial in East Side.

Mark Madison Lively, M. D., now in practice at Statesboro, is a physician and surgeon of forty years' experience. He was born in Burke County, Georgia, September 17, 1854, a son of Alexander and Verlinda (Godby) Lively. Both parents were natives of Georgia, and spent most of their years on a farm in Burke County. The father was born in April, 1832, and during the latter part of the war served in the Georgia Militia as a private. He died October 1, 1912. The mother was born in 1837 and died in June, 1862.

Doctor Lively spent his early youth and boyhood in the troubled period of the Civil war, and had limited opportunities, though he attended the country schools as long as possible, and paid his way by farm work and finally entered the medical department of the University of Georgia, where he was graduated M. D. in 1876, and at once began practice in his native county. That was his home for more than a quarter of a century, but in 1902 he removed to Statesboro. He also spent five years in practice at Macon. At Statesboro he established the Lively Drug Store, and this thriving business is now conducted by his son.

Doctor Lively is a member of the county medical society and is a member of the Georgia Medical Society and the American Medical Association. In polities he is a democrat, is affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Knights of Pythias and is a member of the Methodist Church.

In July, 1876, he married Miss Martha V. Ellison. She died in 1883 in Burke County. Her parents were Robert J. and Cynthia Ellison. To this union were born two daughters. Mrs. Nina V. Hendricks, the older, was born in Burke County, Georgia, and is the mother of three sons and one daughter: J. Walter, Charles, Martha and Edwin Hendricks. The second daughter is Miss Emory Mattie Lively, who is a teacher in the public schools of Statesboro. In 1885 in Burke County Doctor Lively married Miss Susan Oliver, daughter of Richard and Caroline Oliver. There are two sous of this1 marriage. George P„ Lively, the owner of his father's old drug business at Statesboro, while Mark O. Lively assists his brother in the drug business. Both sons were natives of Burke County.
Source: A standard history of Georgia and Georgians, Volume 5 By Lucian Lamar Knight

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